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Trials and Arbitration

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  • Felon seeking Stand Your Ground defense to remain on house arrest

    Felon seeking Stand Your Ground defense to remain on house arrest
    A Palm Beach County felon facing two attempted murder charges — and called a "domestic terrorist" by police — won't be released from house arrest before a hearing on his Stand Your Ground self-defense claim. Judge Barry Cohen on Monday...
  • 'Black Madam' falls ill after 2 days of colorful testimony

    An underground "body sculptor" charged in the death of a London dancer has tangled with a prosecutor who believes her ever-changing names, addresses and business ventures are the work of a classic con. But the hip-hop artist and onetime escort-service...
  • Lawyer for media fights gag order in mine disaster case

    A gag order in the criminal case of the West Virginia coal mine explosion that killed 29 men violates the First Amendment by barring virtually anyone from discussing it publicly, a lawyer for media organizations said Monday. David Schulz told a three-...
  • 3 Attica guards plead guilty as assault trial about to begin

    Three Attica prison guards charged with beating a jewelry thief until bones in his face and legs broke pleaded guilty Monday in an agreement that will spare them jail time. Keith Swack, Sean Warner and Matthew Rademacher admitted to misdemeanor charges...
  • Navy judge lifts Guantanamo female guard no-touch order

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba A military judge has lifted his restraining order and is once again allowing female prison guards to touch an alleged war criminal while moving him between Guantanamo's most clandestine prison and legal appointments....
  • Hernandez prosecutors want jury told about Florida shooting

    Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez asked the judge Monday to let them tell jurors about his involvement in a friend's shooting in Florida, saying it contradicts the argument his defense team has...
  • Man sentenced to 62 years for fatally stabbing daughter's mother

    Man sentenced to 62 years for fatally stabbing daughter's mother
    A Chicago man who stalked and killed the mother of his daughter was sentenced Monday to 62 years in prison. Lake Superior Court Judge Diane Ross Boswell said Charles Henry would receive the aggravated sentence because of the brutal nature of the...
  • No jail time for Nelson in assault on ex-football player

    Former University of Minnesota quarterback Philip Nelson apologized in court Monday to a former Minnesota State football player who suffered a serious brain injury in a beating outside a nightclub last year. Nelson, 21, was sentenced to 100 hours of...
  • War court judge orders Pentagon to replace USS Cole trial overseer

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The military judge presiding at the USS Cole death-penalty trial ordered the Pentagon to replace the senior official and his staff overseeing the war court process, ruling that a since-revoked requirement for judges to...
  • 5 unions ask state Supreme Court to postpone pension trial

    Five unions are asking the state Supreme Court to delay the trial over the 2011 overhaul of Rhode Island's public pension system. Unions representing public employees, teachers, firefighters and police officers asked the court Monday to vacate a lower...
  • Man gets 4 to 10 years in prison in Vegas puppy shop fire

    Apologies didn't sway a Nevada judge who sentenced a man on Monday to four to 10 years in prison for setting fire to a pet shop where 27 puppies and dogs were rescued after sprinklers doused flames. Kirk Bills turned to family members and animal rights...